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St. Patrick’s Day 2019 Hundreds, if not thousands turned out on Sunday 17th March to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in the sunshine of Santa Ponca. With lots of free attractions for the kiddies, craft market, food and drink, live entertainment & Irish groups on the main stage, smoothly run and compered by the fantastic Gee […]

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March 15, 2019

A driving instructor has been arrested in Palma for allegedly secretly supplying answers to the driving test theory exam in return for money. 4 others were also detained. The number of people staying in holiday rental properties in Mallorca dropped by more than 455-thousand between 2017 and 2018 when the Tourism Law was introduced. And […]

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March 14, 2019

8 men and a woman have been jailed for a total of 34 years for drug trafficking in Sa Pobla and police say more than 12,000 euros and drugs were confiscated during their raids. The Balearic Islands Tourism Board has accused the Consell de Mallorca of restricting holiday rentals in Palma just to keep Hoteliers […]

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March 13, 2019

The British Civil Aviation Authority, or CAA has grounded all Boeing 737-800 planes until the cause of the Ethiopia crash is confirmed. The Guardia Civil is investigating bank payments made to British Expats in Spain who are allegedly linked to fake food poisoning claims in Mallorca. And Palma City Council has slapped a ban on […]

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March 12, 2019

Thieves have smashed the windows of six taxis in Palma in the last few days and stole money and sunglasses from inside the cars. Squatters have been evicted from more than 20 private homes in the Balearic Islands in four months and according to the latest data requests for at least 60 others are pending. […]

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March 11, 2019

The Guardia Civil has intercepted a 150KG shipment of cocaine with a street value of 7 million euros which was en-route from Colombia to Mallorca. Fresh warnings have been issued about fake holiday rentals in Mallorca after several people were duped into paying substantial deposits for properties that didn’t exist. And residents of Santa Catalina […]

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March 8, 2019

The British Headmaster of a Portals Nous school has been charged with the alleged sexual abuse of his daughter and is awaiting extradition to Scotland. He was cleared of the same charges in Spain in 2016. Thousands are taking part in today’s strike in support of International Women’s Day, and later they’ll march from Plaça […]

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March 7, 2019

The World Health Organisation claims several products, including Mercadona’s olive oil crisps, Yammy’s Biocookies Baby and Simleat’s ecological biscuits contain an ingredient that could cause cancer. The mother of an inmate at Palma Prison has filed an official complaint against 7 officers for allegedly torturing her son. And Spanish Rental Laws have been updated to […]

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March 6, 2019

Thomas Cook has cancelled all flights from Cardiff Airport to Palma, Lanzarote and Ibiza and has offered passengers a full refund or flights from Bristol. Demolition orders have been issued for 12 illegal buildings in 11 municipalities in Mallorca including 2 in Algaida. Local police are patrolling Palma on foot because so many cars have […]

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